18. When you don’t want to obey God

This woman gets me fired up. My friend and fellow enneagram 8, Christy Wright, joins me in the studio to talk about obedience, confidence, humility, and so much more. You’re going to want to hear every word of this.

 In this episode, we discuss:

  • How God’s invitation to obey Him is for your good
  • How obedience is often more about our growth than our outcome
  • How to not get stuck on the couch waiting for God
  • How to not run ahead of God
  • How God doesn’t just put up with us, He delights in us

Scripture Mentioned:

  • 2 Cor 12:9
  • 1 Thess 5:24
  • Matt 5:16 

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Quotes from this episode:

Obey when you don’t feel like it. Obey when it doesn’t make any practical sense. Obey when you feel wronged. Obey when you don’t get the reward afterward. Our only job is to obey. -Christy Wright

If we look at our whole life only through the practical, we will miss the spiritual. -Christy Wright

God cares more about who you’re becoming than where you’re going -Christy Wright

We over complicate it. All we need to do is seek Him and be like Jesus. -Christy Wright

To the woman who is prone to run ahead of God: Will yourself to slow down. Pause. Pray. Listen. Be silent. And let God provide for you. -Christy Wright

Confidence looks like courage. It sounds like leadership. And it feels like peace. -Christy Wright

God calls us to be confident in Him and who we are in Him. -Christy Wright

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